Student to travel world

race — Yizazew will travel to 11 different countries in 11 months with The World Race beginning in September 2014. Photo credit: Kyle Erickson

Rebekah Yizazew prepares to embark on international missions journey While many students may be making plans for the end of next semester, one of Liberty University’s students is preparing herself for the adventure of a lifetime. Senior Rebekah Yizazew has been given the opportunity to serve with an organization called …

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Armed forces honored

patriotic — Capt. Coffee, a decorated veteran who served more than 27 years in the military, shares his story of faith. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

Capt. Gerald Coffee spoke before more than 10,000 students as Liberty University honored veterans and those serving the armed forces during Military Emphasis Week at Convocation Wednesday, Nov. 6.

Coffee, a decorated veteran who has served more than 27 years in the military, shared his story […]

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Cadets rank 3rd

ARMY STRONG — Liberty’s ROTC ranger challenge team poses with its trophy. Photo provided

Army ROTC team earns honors Liberty University’s Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program brought home a third-place trophy in the large-school division of the fourth brigade after participating in the Ranger Challenge Competition with 39 other universities at Fort Pickett in Blackstone, Va., according to Jordan Scanlan, the team’s head …

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LFSN offers opportunities

VIDEO — Students are now able to get hands-on experience to help them with their future careers. Photo provided

The broadcasting program now has a studio for students to use The student-broadcasting program at Liberty University has been growing rapidly over the past three years. Currently, students broadcast up to eight or nine games a week, covering sports like hockey, soccer, field hockey, lacrosse, baseball, softball and more. With …

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Incognito’s true identity revealed

Dolphins offensive lineman Richie Incognito is suspended after harassing fellow teammate Johnathan Martin To be a professional athlete, you do not only need the skills to compete at a high level, but also the wherewithal to deal with emotion and, sometimes for young players, hazing. As an offensive lineman, National …

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What’s up with Doc’s Diner?

Delicious? — Doc’s works to make improvements based on student feedback. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

Sodexo staff answers questions regarding student concerns about extended lines and limited food choices I eat at Doc’s Diner every day. I eat there on weekdays. I eat there on weekends. I eat there when I want a meal, and I eat there when I just want a snack. Why …

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Thanksgiving food and festivities

Countries from around the world celebrate the holiday with their own unique traditions and observances Few celebrations are as distinctly recognizable as the holiday of Thanksgiving. For most Americans, this is the one day a year to display cornucopia centerpieces, consume massive amounts of turkey and experience coma-like symptoms while …

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Men’s Volleyball Dominates Longwood

In its final home match of the fall, the men’s club volleyball team beat Longwood in three games (25-22, 25-21, 25-9) Nov. 6. This was the team’s first match in over a month, which was evident, in the early moments of the night. However, the Flames managed to burn off …

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CFAW prepare students for college

Twice a semester, Liberty University hosts thousands of high school students and parents from around the country during College for a Weekend (CFAW). For many of these students, this is their first experience on a college campus, and it is Liberty’s chance to make a great first impression. For many …

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Anonymous Strikes Again: Reopens Rape Case

Anonymous, an international network of activists and hackers, has for a long time been at the forefront of vigilante calls for justice from Singapore to Syria to Maryville, Mo. Given the international nature of this hacking collective, their influence has spread quite a distance. Anonymous has the defiant slogan, “We …

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Thanksgiving season begins with laughter

comedy — Theater-goers embrace the comedy of differing personalities when an unexpected Christmas guest shows up at the door of an Ohio family in the latest play. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

The Department of Theatre Arts cast of 35 students presents ‘The Man Who Came to Dinner’ Nov. 8-22 “The Man Who Came To Dinner” opened Nov. 8 in the Tower Theater to an audience ready to laugh until their sides hurt. The cast and crew of more than 35 students, …

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SA race honors military

military— The Marines took first place in the competition between military branches. Photo credit: Sam Chappell

Valley View 5-Mile Trail Race included veteran participants A crisp fall morning greeted runners that gathered at the Liberty Mountain Snowflex Centre for the fifth-annual Valley View 5-Mile Trail Race, which was hosted by Liberty University’s Student Activities (SA) Saturday, Nov. 9. According to Elizabeth Karr, an SA employee, there …

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CFAW Game Night draws crowd


Guests and students were invited to enjoy laser tag, prizes, food, a photo booth and other activities During each fall and spring semester, high school students from all over the country come to Liberty University to attend College for a Weekend (CFAW). During CFAW, guests attend classes, Convocation, various sporting …

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Photographer gains inspiration

inspiration — Rachael Graf shows her passion for phography and missions through photos like “El Reino de Dios” (above). Photo provided

Rachael Graf uses photos she took during her trip to Honduras to tell stories of heartbreak and hope In the field of photography, as a camera lens snaps shut, it is accompanied by the idea that a moment in time is frozen in an instant, forever capturing a memory. Liberty …

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10 records shattered

breaststroke — Liberty splits two meets over the weekend.  Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

In their only home meet this season, the Liberty Lady Flames (4-4, 1-0 Coastal Collegiate Swimming Association) swimming and diving team recognized its seniors in the 152-102 defeat of the Vanderbilt Commodores (1-3, 0-0 SEC) Friday, Nov. 8. The next day, Liberty traveled and fell to the defending Atlantic 10 …

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